Employee assistance programs (EAPs) deliver a variety of services to assist employees (including managers) and their families in resolving various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance or personal well-being. EAPs provide confidential and timely problem identification and assistance, short-term counseling, and if appropriate, referrals to outside providers for further assistance.
Areas frequently addressed by the EAP include:
EAPs are a common benefit for large employers with 99% of companies indicating they offer the benefit, according to NBGH’s Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey. Some employers (31%) offer on-site EAP services at some or all of their on-site health centers.
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